All Star Buddy Holly Tribute To Air This Weekenda
The all-star tribute concert, Buddy Holly: Listen to Me, will premiere on PBS stations beginning December 3, 2011 (check local listings).
The tribute saw a host of rock and roll stars and legends, including Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo, Paul Anka, Boz Scaggs, Shawn Colvin, Patrick Stump, Cobra Starship’s Gabe Saporta, Victoria Asher, Graham Nash, Michelle Branch, and iconic guitarists James Burton and Albert Lee performing a set of Buddy Holly classics. Read More
- Boz Scaggs is one of many guest performers who will appear at a special invitation-only concert and birthday party, in Los Angeles, celebrating the life and music of Buddy Holly. The concert event will be filmed in HD for a PBS special airing in December 2011. [Article] [Review] [PBS Special Video Preview]
- Sicilian Wild Boar Roast – Discover the heart of San Francisco’s South of Market at artist and Blacksmith Angelo Garro’s Renaissance Forge. Dinner will be foraged and prepared by Angelo Garro and Chez Panisse alumna Melissa Fernandez. Co-hosted by Boz and Dominique Scaggs with special guest Davia Nelson of NPR’s Kitchen Sisters. $1500 per person. [Info]
- Boz Scaggs appears on the upcoming CD release, ‘A Tribute to Billie Holiday,’ with his cover of the classic, “Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me (Speak Low 2008).” Due out July 5, 2011 on StormVox Records. [Info] [Review]
- Boz & Dominique Scaggs at home atop Mount Veeder in Napa.
- Boz Scaggs and inductee Allen Toussaint attend the Songwriters Hall of Fame 42nd Annual Induction and Awards at The New York Marriott Marquis Hotel – Shubert Alley on June 16, 2011 in New York City. Read More
- Grub Street recently cornered local/international rock legend Boz Scaggs and asked him what he eats in a week of living in San Francisco. Turns out it’s not coffee, cigarettes, and guitar strings, and that Mr. Scaggs has excellent taste in eateries. He namechecks places like Bar Tartine, Greens, and a new pop-up called Juhu Beach Club, the latter across the street from Scaggs’ concert venue Slim’s. – Sound Bites by Tamara Palmer (The Feast)
- Three UPTOWN shows in a year? Scaggs likes the commute. Concert Review
- Boz Scaggs signs on to DREW ZINGG’S debut album project. Read More
- DUKES OF SEPTEMBER RHYTHM REVIEW taping a live show for PBS later this year that’s going to kick off a wider tour. Boz Scaggs Interview
- Boz Scaggs’ New Studio Album Due Out Late 2011 – Boz Scaggs’ next CD is starting to take a little shape in his mind, but he’s not sure if what he’s feeling now will be what ends up on the CD in 2011. Interest in the Dukes of September has blossomed, so after the current tour ends in early October, there will be another short round of concerts in December. Scaggs is planning to use the time in between The Dukes’ outings to work on two albums – one featuring American standards and the other filled with new original material. With his hectic schedule, Scaggs expects the efforts to hit the streets sometime in the fall of 2011. Read More
- Also scheduled for release, January 25, 2011, on Sony Legacy Records:Playlist: The Very Best of Boz Scaggs Details
- SNOOP DOGG GETS THE LOWDOWN FROM BOZ SCAGGS – “Wonder What It Do” from Snoop Dogg’s latest album ‘Doggumentary’ borrows heavily from the Boz Scaggs soul/funk classic “Lowdown”.
Boz Scaggs Interviews & Reviews 2011